Elena joined Patrick & Buzarellos, Certified Public Accountants, LLP as the Payroll Administrator. She has fifteen years experience in payroll administration including multistate pay, Fair Labor Standard Act, payroll tax compliance and benefits management. For the most recent five years Elena was an accountant in a large local for-profit corporation that works with mentally disabled adults.
Elena was born and raised in Riga, Latvia and is a world traveler. She moved to Sacramento, California when she was 20 years old with her husband and his family. In Latvia, Elena graduated from the Math and Science academy. After she moved to United States her love for numbers transferred to the passion for payroll and accounting. Elena has an AA degree and recently became a Certified Payroll Professional.
Elena has a large extended family in Sacramento, California. Her parents and older brother live in Latvia, with whom she has close relationship. Besides English, she speaks fluently in Russian and Latvian.
Passion – Reading paranormal and science fiction books
Role model or hero – Mom
Accomplished life list – becoming a parent, obtaining US citizenship, happily married for 15 years and counting.